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  • Published: 20 September 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593121733
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $50.00

When Forests Burn

The Story of Wildfire in America



A fascinating look at the most destructive wildfires in American history, the impact of climate change, and what we're doing right and wrong to manage forest fire, from a National Book Award finalist. Perfect for young fans of disaster stories and national history.
Wildfires have been part of the American landscape for thousands of years. Forests need fire--it's as necessary to their well-being as soil and sunlight. But some fires burn out of control, destroying everything and everyone in their path.

In this book, you'll find out about:
how and why wildfires happenhow different groups, from Native Americans to colonists, from conservationists to modern industrialists, have managed forests and firethe biggest wildfires in American history--how they began and dramatic stories of both rescue and tragedywhat we're doing today to fight forest fires
Chock full of dramatic stories, fascinating facts, and compelling photos, When Forests Burn teaches us about the past--and shows a better way forward in the future.

  • Published: 20 September 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593121733
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $50.00

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